The Department of Biosciences and Nutrition performs research and education in several areas of medical science including aging, Alzheimer, bioorganic chemistry, biomaterial, molecular endocrinology, cancer biology, functional genomics, systems biology, epigenetics, structural biochemistry, immunology, and nutrition. It offers an excellent international research and working environment, including around 250 scientists, students, administrative and technical personnel. The Department resides in Neo at Campus Flemingsberg, a biomedical research building, aimed at being a creative and open environment that enables meetings, synergies, and exploration of areas of mutual interest across disciplines.

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Your mission

We offer a position as a Researcher in the area of ‘Protein inheritance in asymmetric cell division’ at the department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet.
The successful applicant is expected to initiate and contribute in research projects especially within ‘Protein inheritance in asymmetric cell division’. The main research focus will be to develop new methodology and study mechanisms of protein inheritance in yeast cells. The successful applicant is also expected to apply for external funding as well as collaborate with national and international research groups.

The position is a 75 % permanent position.


To qualify the applicant must hold a Ph.D. in Medicine and have experience in leading a research group and supervising PhD students. The applicant must have a history of qualitative scientific production and experience of managing research activities in the field of Protein inheritance in asymmetric cell division.

It is also required that the applicant has documented experience in yeast genetics, cell biology and microscopy, with specific expertise in the development of in vivo reporters to follow protein dynamics and inheritance.

Emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.

Your profile

A person is eligible to be appointed Researcher if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after the defense of his or her doctoral thesis.

Bases of assessment

We stress research expertise when assessing applicants.

What do we offer?

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Flemingsberg

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We prefer that Your application is written in English, but You can also apply in Swedish. An application must contain the following documents: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio.

Welcome to apply at the latest 25 February 2021

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.  

Permanent position are initiated by a six months trial period.

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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment omg
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 75%
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-285/2021
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Published 12.Feb.2021
Last application date 25.Feb.2021 11:59 PM CET

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